President Klaus Iohannis stated on Tuesday that, in this epidemic, the authorities together with the doctors and Romanians so far have obtained notable results, mentioning that the peak has not been hit yet. "A month and a half has passed since the instatement of the state of emergency. It's more than a month and a half since we've lived with this epidemic.
The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Tuesday that the MPs of the party he runs will submit two simple motions, one in the Senate, one in the Chamber of Deputies, against the Finance and the Agriculture ministers. "We decided to ask the Agriculture Minister to answer publicly to a few questions.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated on Friday that among the relaxation measures that are to be taken after the end of the state of emergency there might be the possibility of workplace or school triage through the measuring of temperature with the aid of electronic thermometers.
President Klaus Iohannis sent, on Thursday, a message on the occasion of the "Day of the Romanian Land Forces", in which he thanks the servicemen for the efficiency in fulfilling their duties in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. "Today's celebration, April 23, has particular significance for the Romanian people.
The rate of unemployment dropped last year to 3.9 pct, from 4.2 pct in 2018, and unemployment affected to a greater degree the graduates of lower and medium education, for whom the unemployment rate stood at 6.3 pct and 4 pct, respectively according to the National Institute for Statistics (INS) figures published on Wednesday.
Another 4 persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, the death toll reaching 482, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs on Tuesday. The deceased were two women and two men with ages between 46 and 83. AGERPRES (RO - author: Roberto Stan, editor: Georgiana Tanasescu; EN - author: Razvan-Adrian Pandea, editor: Simona Iacob)
The Minister of Internal Affairs, Marcel Vela, warned, on Thursday, those desiring to come home for Easter that they will not stay in self-isolation, but in institutional quarantine, over 13,000 beds being available.
The Legal, Defence and Health Committees of the two chambers of Parliament gave, on Wednesday, approval reports for the decree of President Klaus Iohannis to extend the state of emergency by 30 days. Furthermore, the Economic Policy, European Affairs, Labor, Transportation and Education Committees also gave approval report for the decree.
Mihai Weber, deputy on the part of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), chairman of the select parliamentary committee for the oversight of the activity of the Romanian Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE), stated on Tuesday that the request to extend the state of emergency must be accompanied by several measures, among them the start of large-scale testing, the obligation to wear, in public, a min
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) will ensure, through its diplomatic missions, Romania's representation during all the meetings that will be organized during the state of emergency in Romania, especially at the level of the European Union, the Council of Europe, NATO, UN, regardless of the domain targeted by the meeting, shows the decree signed, on Tuesday, by President Klaus Iohannis, aft